Published By The
1951 SENIOR CLASS
We, the Class of Fifty-One, wish to dedicate this annual to
Mr. and Mrs. John Fredrick Coen, because of their inspiring
leadership, helpful suggestions, and never tiring work and en¬
SEATED: D. Sullivan, J. Ridgeway, Miss Richner, B. Lanter, B. Gentle, P. Luckenbill,
J. Doak, D. F oulke.
STANDING: N. Bliss, B. Weikle, B. Sinkosky, J. Pennypacker, E. Cox, M. Dunham,
D. Clifton, G. Mashburn, B. Bailey, J. Stormer, P. Riley, J. Bolen, L.
Fornwalt, R. Bristow, D. Seely, M. Vaughan, E. Dubson, B. Cole, M. Gardner.
Business Manager. . . . . .
Class History . . .
Ass’t. Business Mgr. . . .
David F oulke
Advertising Manager. . . .
Ass’t. Advertising Mgr..
Class Poem . . . .
Ass't. Sports Editors . . .
Circulation Manager . . . .
Ass’t. Circulation Mgr..
Mr. Myrvold of the Camera Art Studio in Decatur and Mr. Keyes took our pic¬
tures. Walsworth Brothers of Marceline, Missouri were our publishers.
This is the 36th edition of annuals put out by the Senior
classes of the Maroa High School. It is a record book so
that we may recall our days in high school with our friends
In THE ROUNDUP, it contains numerous pictures of the
classes, organizations and different activities. The main
group, of course, is the Senior Class with their pictures,
history, will, and many other interesting features.
This is the first time there has been a picture inside
the front cover, and we are quite proud of it. Also, we are
trying to give you bigger pictures in this edition.
Twenty years ago in March, 1931, classes began in the
present school building with “Red” here as janitor. We
would like to give our acknowledgement to the "Class of
•31“ and “Red”.
During the fall of '50 the staff for THE ROUNDUP was
chosen. As editors, it was our task to get the job finished.
Miss Richner was our advisor and Jane Doak and David
Foulke our assistants.
One main job was to get advertisements to sponsor the
annual, but with the aid of Juanita Ridgeway and her help¬
ers, we got the job finished. Then we had to get enough
subscriptions, but Peggy Luckenbill and Betty Weikle ac¬
quired them. There was a lot of hard work in the back¬
ground done by other members of the Senior Class, and it
was just as important as the rest.
Now we hope you will enjoy each phase of THE ROUND¬
UP as you look through these pages.
Table of Contents
Snapshots and Calendar
Vic Walters, Joe Harmon, Ryburn Sprague, Devid
Pope, Robert Bolen, William McGuire, President
This is the unit school board elected by the people to be
the head governing body of the Circle *51. We believe that
they have tackled those various problems in the fairest man¬
ner possible after discussing both the pro and con sides of
each decision. We realize many problems still confront
these men, but we do know, and feel, that they always will try
to work for the best interests and needs of the youth, and for
the benefit of the community unit district as a whole. We
thank them for all they have done for us. To them we look
for the future progress in our school.
Mr. Keyes, our principal,
and Mr. Boyd, our assistant
principal and Coach, were the
capable leaders of the Circle
'51. We went to them for ad¬
vice, they answered questions,
tried to help us with our prob¬
lems and directed the school
activities. We appreciate their
co-operation and are sure that
they fulfilled their job very
W. DAYTON KEYES, JR.
A. B. Illinois Wesleyan University
A. M. University of Illinois
Graduate work, University of Colorado
We were fortunate to have had a capable leader as Mr. W. D.
Keyes, Jr. for the Circle *51. He was an outstanding man to have
had as our leader. His intelligence and training, foresightedness,
and his wonderful personality made him a great leader. He had a
big job as superintendent of the community school unit, and he
handled it very well. He has done many things to help the Seniors
through their four years of school, so we wish to thank him for
his help and guidance.
1ST ROW J. Mar lew. D. B^iirr. C Sr»»a. D. Boldrey.
2ND ROW D. Reed. 3. Stolon. K. Price. T. Ria«o.
O. Penny packer
3RD ROW J. LaalJen. Serb Ceplja*er. R. Cekfcwell.
M. Morfu, D. Andes. K. MeKouej.
4TH ROW P, Fomwalt. D. Grrffm, S. Cooper.
Mis* Arnold. £. Greutman. P. Toby. M. Lee*.
B Fenton. S. Wine. £. FooJM*. C. Hole.
MARJORIE R. ARNOLD
B. S. Illinois State Normal
English II and III
Hi Tri Sponsor
Junior Play Director
This was the fourth hour English II class led by
Miss Arnold. They studied literature by famous
English poets, and also they had units in their gram¬
Coach Boyd supervised this second hour gym class.
Other P. E. classes were held third and seventh hours.
They played touch football, basketball, softball, and
many indoor games.
W. D. BOYD
1ST ROW; J. Pittman. L. Blazer, W. Scott, J. Kinkaid,
T. Pennypacker, F. Welkin, Coach Walter
2ND ROW; £. Brown, i. Penny packer, C. Mashburn,
D. Smith, L. Wilson, L. Fomwalt,
B. S. James Millikin
Girls' Physical Education
G. A. A. Sponsor
Tumbling Team Sponsor
1ST ROW: J. Marlow, D. Boldrey, K. Price, B. Fenton,
2ND ROW: Mrs. Brandt, G. Woodcock, M. Morgan,
D. Griffin, C. Braden, J. Stinson, D. Reed.
3RD ROW: C. King, T. Ringo, S. Cooper, G. Hale,
E. Foulke, Bev. Caplinger, P. Weber.
This was the girls* fifth hour Physical Ed. class.
In it they learned how to dance, play volleyball, deck
tennis, and basketball.
This was under the direction of Mrs. Coen. They
had Typing I & II in which they learned how to type
business forms. They kept a record of their typing
MRS. FRED COEN
B. S. University of Illinois
Typing I and (I
1ST ROW: L. Moberly, P. Weber, D. Arnold,
M. Gardner, C. Kinkaid, A. Hanks.
2ND ROW: J. Mathews, G. Hale, M. Dunham,
3RD ROW: P. McCay, K. Randall, J. Graupman,
D. Penny packer--Mrs. Coen, standing.
1ST ROW; G. Woodcock, C. Randall, S. Staudt, Bev.
Caplinger, E. Hockaday, C. King.
2ND ROW; P. Luallen, J. Lorton, M. Ishmael,
M. Austin, E. Kaiser, N. Atkins, J. Polette,
Miss R. Hughes.
REBECCA D. HUGHES
B. S. Western Kentucky State
C olle ge
Home Economics l, II, and III
F. H. A. Sponsor
Adult Sewing Class
Student Council Sponsor
Freshman Class Sponsor
This was the Freshman Home Ec. class led by
Miss R. Hughes. They learned the art of cooking and
the fundamentals of sewing.
This was the first semester advanced Algebra
class led by Miss V. Hughes. Solid Geometry was
taught the second semester.
A. B. in Mathematics
Western Kentucky State College
R. Morgan, J. Bolen, J. Coffman, Miss V. Hughes,
R. Gentle, W. Sinkosky.
Algebra l and II
JOHN E. KITOWSKI
A. B. Ripon College
M. A. Columbia University
De Kalb State Teachers College
Junior Class Sponsor
M. J. NICOL
B. E. State Normal University
M. S. Iowa State College
Attended University of Iowa and
University of Illinois
F. F. A. Sponsor
G. I. Farm Training School
1ST ROW; J. Pennypacker, B. Lanter, W. Bailey,
W. Sinkosky, G. Mashburn, R. Smith,
L. F ornwalt.
2ND ROW; A. Polette, J. Bolen, R. Gentle,
I— Ruck, J. Coffman, Mr. Kitowski,
P. Riley, M. Gardner, R. Morgan,
E. Dub&on, E. Pennypacker.
Chemistry was one of four science subjects taught
by Mr. Kitowski. They met third hour every day, and
on Tuesday and Thursday they had a double period of
This was the sixth and seventh hour Ag. class led
by Mr. Nicol. They had been learning the fundamen¬
tals of electrical wiring. Also, they had been study¬
ing electric welding and some carpentry.
R. Smith, D. Sullivan, D. Braden, Mr. Nicol,
L. Wilson, D. Foulke, L. Ruck, J. Coffman,
R. Morgan, R. Foster, D. Seely, D. Clifton,
Miss Ravnaas, C. Braden, W. Scott, Bev. Caplinger, S. Cooper.
Additional study at University of
University of Illinois
Illinois State Normal University
On certain days the band sections were given in¬
dividual lessons. The band met zero hour Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday, with Miss Ravnaas as direc¬
This was the Senior English class led by
Miss Richner. They studied some of the outstanding
American authors and had several units in their work¬
books. They had read outside material on important
writers in the Reader’s Digest, also.
1ST ROW: J. Ridgeway, R. Brlakow, N. Bliss, E. Dubson,
M. Dunham, J. Bolen, M. Gardner, E. Cox,
R. Gentle, P. Luckenbill, D. Foulke.
2ND ROW; M. Vaughan, B. Cole, Miss Richner, P. Riley.
KATHRYN J. RICHNER
B. S. University of Illinois
English I and IV
Senior Play Director
B. A. Illinois Wesleyan Uni-
Spanish I and II
Glee Club Sponsor
Spanish Club Sponsor
1ST ROW: E. Greutman, D. Andes, P.Tolby, M. Long
N. McKinney, D. Butler, M. Russell, A,
2ND ROW: L. Argo, Miss Worner, S. Sullivan, E.
Jennings, S. Wise, Barb Caplinger,
The World History class was taught by Miss I
Worner, who also taught Spanish I and II and So¬
cial Problems, Current events were discussed
in this class, and they did outside work on units.
Charlotte Earles was the school secretary who
did a wonderful job in the office of the Circle ’51. She
had all the qualities a school secretary should have.
We are sure the school wouldn’t have been the same
without our cheerful and capable secretary.
D. Smith, B. Bailey, F. Tozer, L. Fornwalt, D. Seely, D. Sullivan,
D. Clifton, J. Pennypacker, C. Mashburn, C. Hughes, D. Braden.
Vocational training was started this year with Mr. Kitowski,
Mr. Keyes, Mr. Nicol, and Mr. Boyd as the instructors. The sub¬
ject was a combination of classroom learning and shop experience.
These were the teachers of Vocational Training class. This
class was taught during sixth hour of the first semester, and dur¬
ing zero and sixth hour of the second semester. The purpose of
the class, was to give practical knowledge to the boys about radio,
electricity, metal work, and woodworking. Mr. Boyd taught wood¬
working, Mr. Keyes radio, Mr. Kitowski electricity, and Mr. Nicol
welding and metal work.
Mr. Boyd, Mr. Keyes, Mr. Kitowski, Mr. Nicol.
An important job was the care of the Circle *51 which Mr. Nelson (Red) Smith
did a very fine job. The good condition of our school attributes to the hard work
that “Red” has done for many years. We appreciate the things he has done for us
during the four years of our high school life.
On October second, 1950, a man from Java came to school and presented an
exhibition of things from Java, along with an explanatory talk. The Javanese spoke
of the customs and dress in Java. While explaining the dress of the Javanese, he
asked two boys and two girls to come up to the stage. He dressed Juanita Ridgeway
in a rich family's wedding dress. Phyllis McCay became a shopper in a Java
store. From a seemingly large piece of stripped cloth, and a short, long sleeved
jacket, the man transformed Roy Caldwell into a common man, from Java. Dean
Seely wore a long, blue garment and his dress was typical of a higher class man
from Java. The scene was now complete, and with the youths dressed in Javanese
clothing, the Javanese concluded his very interesting assembly.
Mrs. C. Long, Mrs. N. Braden, Miss V. Hughes, Mrs. F. Coen, Mrs. G. Stormer, Mrs. E.
Gardner, Mrs. H. Morgan.
In 1950-1951 we had an active P.T.A. organization. They promoted good feel¬
ing between teachers and parents while giving them a chance to discuss problems
The P.T.A. sponsored a trip for the class that got the most parents to attend
p the meetings. The Sophomores were ahead by the February meeting. At some
P.T.A. meetings the students presented programs which included tumbling, tap
p dancing, solos, and the annual P.T.A. speech contest.
A We think the P.T.A. did a good deal of fine work. The officers were:
President.Mrs. Herry Morgan
Vice-President.Mrs. Noel Braden
Secretary.Mrs. Earl Gardner
Treasurer.Mrs. Clifford Long
Historian.Mrs. Ben Caplinger, Jr.
MELBOURNE E LB RIDGE LAZELL, JR.
“Worry kills men, I*m in the best of
F.F.A. - 1,2,3,4; F.F.A. President -
4; F.F.A. - Vice-President - 3; F.F.
A. Treasurer - 2; F.F.A. Judging -
1,2,3,4; F.F.A. Parliamentary Pro¬
cedure - 3,4; Hi Y - 1,2,3,4; Hi Y
Secretary - 3; C.A.P. - 4; Camera
Club - 3; Class Vice-President - 1;
Class President - 4; Student Council
2; Pep Committee - 3; Baseball - 1,
2,3,4; Football - 1,2,3,4; Track - 1,
2,3,4; Basketball - 1,2,3,4; “Seven¬
teen Is Terrific" - 3; "We Shook
The Family Tree** - 4; Blue and
Gold - 2,3,4; Boys' State - 3; Snow
King - 4; Annual Staff - 4.
DAVID LLEWELLYN FOULKE
"An innocent face, but you can never
F.F.A. - 1,2,3,4; Spanish Club - 2,3,
4; Spanish Club Vice-President - 3;
Hi Y - 1,2,3,4; Class Vice-President
4; Student Council - 3; “We Shook
The Family Tree" - 4; Radio Club -
2; Camera Club - 2,3; Sentinel F.F.
A - 4; P.T.A. Panel Discussion - 1;
Judging Team - 1,2,4; Annual Staff -
4; Librarian - 3.
PEGGY JOANNE LUCKENBILL
“I want what I want when I want it.'
Decatur - l£ years; Hi Tri - 2,3,4;
F. H.A. - 2,3,4; F.H.A. Secretary -
4; F.H.A. Projects Chairman - 3;
Class Secretary - 4; Glee Club -
G. A.A. - 3,4; Blue and Gold - 3.4;
“Seventeen Is Terrific” - 3; Pep
Squad - 2,3,4; “American Pano¬
rama" - 2; Student Council - 3;
Student Council Secretary - 3;
Solo-District Contest - 3,4; Annual
Staff - 4.
BETTY JOAN WEIKLE
“A scholar fine, a peppy one, too.”
F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. Secretary-
3; G.A.A. - 2,3,4; Glee Club - 1, 2;
Camera Club - 3; Camera Club Sec¬
retary - 3; Class Treasurer - 3,4;
“Seventeen Is Terrific" - 3; Pep
Committee - 2,4; Cheerleader - 2,4;
American Panorama - 2; Pep Squad
1,2,3,4; Annual Staff - 4; Blue and
Gold - 2,3,4; Xmas Capers Queen
Candidate - 4.
WILLIAM LEE BAILEY
“The harder I try to be good, the
worse I am."
C.A.P. - 1,4; Boys' Club - 18.104.22.168;
Class President - 1; "Seventeen Is
Terrific" - 3; “We Shook The Fam¬
ily Tree" - 4; Football - 2,3; Bas¬
ketball - 1,3; Baseball - 2,3; Span¬
ish Club - 3,4; Annual Staff - 4; Blue
and Cold - 4; Radio Club - 1,2.
REVA MAXINE BRISTOW
"She looks like an angel, and talks
like one, too, but you never can tell
what an angel will do."
Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; Hi Tri Secretary -
4; F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4; G.A.A. 3; Stu¬
dent Council - 1; Class Secretary -
2; Blue and Gold - 1,2,3,4; Annual
Staff - 4; Senior Play Student Di¬
rector - 4; Snow Queen Candidate -
3; Homecoming Queen Candidate -
1,2,3,4; Homecoming Queen - 4; Li¬
brarian - 2,3,4; American Pano¬
rama - 2; Glee Club - 1; Pep Squad-
NANCY JANE BLISS
"I'm always studying either styles
or men - mostly men."
F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4; Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4;
Glee Club - 2,3; C.A.P. - 2; G.A.A.
2,3,4; Blue and Gold - 3,4; Class
Treasurer - 1; "Seventeen Is Ter¬
rific" - 3; "We Shook The Family
Tree" - 4; Annual Staff - 4; Cheer¬
leader - 3; Substitute Cheerleader -
2; Pep Squad - 2,3,4; Tumbling
Team - 2,4; American Panorama -
DELBERT CLAIRE CLIFTON
"Content to follow where he’s led."
C.A.P. - 2,3,4; Boys' Club - 1,2,3,4;
Radio Club - 1.2; F.F.A. - 1.2,3,4;
Band - 1,2,3; Annual Staff - 4;
Camera Club - 2,3 .
THOMAS GERALD BOLEN
"I knew a boy who knew another boy
who went crazy from over study.
I'm just cautious, that’s all."
"Seventeen Is Terrific" - 3; "We
Shook The Family Tree" - 4; Band-
1,2,3,4; Camera Club - 2,3; P.T.A.
Debate - 4; Spanish Club - 2,3,4;
Spanish Club Secretary - 4; Baseball
3; Annual Staff - 4; Hi Y - 1,2,3,4;
Radio Club - 1,2; C.A.P. - 2,3,4.
BETTY RUTH COLE
*X2uiet, well mannered and a friend
Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4;
Blue and Gold - 3; Annual Staff - 4;
Librarian - 4; Glee Club - 1; Pep
EATHEL JEWEL COX
"Teachers and classes are my only
objections to an education."
Atwood High School - 1; Hi Tri - 1,
2,3,4; F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4; Glee Club -
2,3,4; G.A.A. - 2,3,4; Blue and Gold
3,4; "We Shook The Family Tree"-
4; Pep Squad - 2,3,4; Annual Staff 4;
American Panorama - 2; District
Contest, Sextet - 3.
MARY LOUISE DUNHAM
Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; Hi Tri Y ice-Presi¬
dent - 4; F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4; F.H.A.
Parliamentarian - 3; Glee Club - 1,
2,3; Spanish Club - 2; Spanish Club
Secretary - 2; G.A.A. - 2,3,4; G.A.
A. President - 4; Tumbling Team -
2,4; Tumbling President - 4; Band-
2,3; Blue and Gold - 2,3,4; "Seven¬
teen Is Terrific" - 3; "We Shook
The Family Tree - 4; Librarian -
2,3,4; Cheerleader - 3; Pep Squad -
1,2,3,4; Pep Committee - 2,3; An¬
nual Staff - 4; American Panorama
2; District Contest, Sextet - 3.
JANE ANN DOAK
"She alone has energy who cannot be
deprived of it."
F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. Camp Dele¬
gate - 1; F.H.A. President - 3; F.H.A.
Historian - 4; Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; Hi
Tri Treasurer - 4; Pep Committee -
2,3,4; Cheerleader - 2,4; Pep Squad -
2,3,4; Student Council - 4; Student
Council Vice-President - 4; Glee
Club - 1; American Panorama - 2;
C.A.P. - 2; Camera Club - 3; Home¬
coming Queen Candidate - 4; P.T.A.
Speech Contest - 3; "Seventeen Is
Terrific" - 3; "We Shook The Fam¬
ily Tree" - 4; Blue and Gold - 3,4;
Annual Staff - 4.
LEON McLEAN FORNWALT
"Two speeds -- low and super low."
Roosevelt Jr. High - 1; Football
Manager - 2; Basketball - 2,3,4;
Football - 3 r 4; "Seventeen Is Ter¬
rific" - 3; Hi Y - 2,3,4; C.A.P. -
2,3,4; Blue and Gold - 4; Annual
ESTHER EVELYN DUBSON
"A gentle, quiet lady."
G.A.A. - 2; Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; F.H.A.
1,2,3,4; Glee Club - 2; Annual Staff
4; Blue and Gold - 4; Librarian-3,4;
Pep Squad - 4; American Panorama
MARY ELEANOR GARDNER
"Always willing to learn."
Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4;
Glee Club - 1,2; G.A.A. - 2; Pep
Squad - 4; Annual Staff - 4.
ROBERT McLEAN GENTLE
“A boy you like to know, but have to
know to like."
Annual Staff - 4; Stage Manager - 3,4;
Band - 1,2,3,4; Hi Y - 1,2,3,4; Radio ’
1,2; Camera Club - 1,3; Basketball -
1,3; C.A.P. - 3,4.
GROVER CLEVELAND MASHBURN, JR.
“There must be some hard work in
him, for none of it ever came out."
Hi Y - 1,2,3,4; Radio Club - 2; Foot¬
ball - 3; Basketball - 1,2,3,4; An¬
nual Staff - 4.
GARY LOWELL HUGHES
“Work? What’s that?"
F.F.A. - 4; Hi Y - 1.2,3,4; Football
1,3,4; Basketball - 2,3,4; Track - 1,
2; Baseball - 1,2,3; Blue and Gold -
2,4; Class Secretary - 1; C.A.P. -
2,3,4; Radio Club - 1,2; Camera Club
2; Band - 1.
JERRY ROSS PENNY PACKER
“Young man, why do you talk and
talk and talk ?“
Football - 1,2,3,4; Baseball - 1,2,3;
Track - 1; Basketball 2,3; Class
President - 3; “Seventeen Is Ter¬
rific" - 3; “We Shook The Family
Tree" - 4; Hi Y - 1.2,3,4; Band -
1; Radio Club - 1; C.A.P. - 2; Blue
and Gold - 2,3; Annual Staff - 4.
BETTY JUNE LANTER
“True to her work, her word, and
F. H.A. - 1,2,3,4; Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4;
G. A.A. - 2,3,4; G.A.A. Secretary -
4; Band - 1,2,3,4; Band Council - 4;
Pep Club - 4; Pep Club Chairman-4;
“Seventeen Is Terrific” - 3; “We
Shook The Family Tree” - 4; C.A.
P. - 2; Spanish Club - 2,3,4; Span¬
ish Club President - 4; Blue and
Gold - 1,2,3,4; Annual Co-Editor -
4; P.T.A. Panel Discussion - 1;
P.T.A. Debate - 4; American Pan¬
orama - 2; Pep Squad - 2; Librar¬
ian - 3; Glee Club - 1; D.A.R. - 4.
JUANITA FERN RIDGEWAY
“Full of vim, vigor, and vitality."
F. H.A. - 1.2,3,4; Hi Tri - 1.2,3,4;
G. A.A. - 2,3,4; Glee Club - 1,2; Pep
Squad - 2,3,4; Annual Staff - 4; Blue
and Gold - 4; F.H.A. Secretary - 2;
F.H.A. Degrees Chairman - 4; Hi
Tri President - 4; Class Treasurer -
2; “We Shook The Family Tree” -
4; Librarian - 2,3,4; American Pan¬
PHYLLIS AILEEN RILEY
M PeeWee M
“One may live and learn.”
Hi Tri - 1,2,3,4; Glee Club - 3; G.A.A
2,3,4; Tumbling Team - 1,2,3,4; “We
Shook the Family Tree” - 4; F. H. A.
1,2,3,4; Blue and Gold - 4; Pep Squad
4; Annual Staff - 4; Pep Committee -
1; American Panorama - 2.
NORMA JEAN STORMER
“Brains -- has that girl got ’em.' ”
Hi Tri - 1.2,3,4; F.H.A. - 1,2,3,4;
Pep Committee - 1; Girls’ State
Award - 3; Librarian - 1,2,3,4; Glee
Club - 1, 2; Blue and Gold - 1,2,3,4;
Annual Staff - 4; Jr. Play Student
Director - 3; G.A.A. - 2; Pep Squad
2,3; Blue and Gold Editor - 4; Amer¬
ican Panorama - 2; F.H.A. Accom¬
panist - 3; Hi Tri Program Chair¬
man - 3; P.T.A. Student Represent¬
ative - 4.
DEAN ARTHUR SEELY
“He’s not as meek as he looks.”
Hi Y - 1,2,3,4; F.F.A. - 1,2,3,4; Band
1,2,3,4; Annual Staff - 4; Radio Club
1,4; Camera Club 1,2,3.
DORWIN WAYNE SULLIVAN
"He should join the Navy and let the
world see him.”
F.F.A. - 1,2,3,4; F.F.A. Vice-Pres¬
ident - 4; Judging - 1,2,3,4; Parli¬
amentary Procedure - 3,4; Essay
Contest vVinner - 3; Class Vice-Pres¬
ident - 2; Student Council Treasurer
1; Pep Committee - 4; Hi Y - 1,2,3,4;
C.A.P. - 4; “Seventeen Is Terrific”
3; “We Shook the Family Tree” - 4;
Football 2,3,4; Basketball 1,4; Radio
Club - 4; Blue and Gold - 4; Annual
Staff - 4.
WILLIAM STANLEY SINKOSKY, JR.
"Those who say least talk most, I
Football - 2,3,4; Basketball - 1,2,
3.4.; Beseball - 1.2; Track - 1; Hi
Y - 1,2,3,4; President of Student
Council - 4; Annual Staff - 4; Pep
Committee - 2; Student Council 4.
MARIAN JEAN VAUGHAN
"Judge not a book by its cover.”
F.H.A. - 1,2,3.4; F.H.A. Secretary -
1; F.H.A. Treasurer - 4; Hi Tri -
1,2,3.4; G.A.A. - 2,3,4; Pep Squad -
2,3,4; Twirler - 1; American Pan¬
orama - 2; Glee Club - 1,2; Camera
Club - 3; Blue and Gold - 2,3,4; An¬
nual Staff - 4; S now Queen - 4.
We started out as “Green Freshies" of Circle *51 in the fall of 1947, with 34
dudes, and Miss Kay Mailers as our foreman. Her assistants were*. William
Bailey, President; Melbourne Lazell, Vice-President; Gary Hughes, Secretary;
Nancy Bliss, Treasurer; Norma Jean Stormer and Phyllis Riley, Pep Committee
representatives; Dorwin Sullivan and Reva Bristow as student council representa¬
tives. The homecoming queen candidates were Reva Bristow and Marilyn Greene.
Just like any other dudes we thought our locker combinations had been switch¬
ed and our rooms changed. We will never forget initiation with our green caps,
lipstick, and our clothes on backwards. During the year we lost Donald Finch,
Dale Kramer, but we gained Bill Sinkosky.
The second year our officers were: President, Mary Jay; Vice-President,
Dorwin Sullivan; Secretary, Reva Bristow; Treasurer, Juanita Ridgeway with
Mr. Dale Shull taking over as our foreman. Student Council members were
Marilyn Greene and Melbourne Lazell. Pep Committee members were Jane Doak
and Bill Sinkosky. The Circle *51 lost Phil Arnold, Lloyd Creekmur, Marilyn
Greene, Barbara Sullivan, Charlotte Williams, and Patty Snyder while we gained
Leon Fornwalt, Mary Fredricks, and Peggy Luckenbill, We were well represent¬
ed in sports throughout the year and proud to have the cheerleaders, Jane Doak,
Mary Jay, and Betty vVeikle from our class.
We all made it to our Junior year except Richard Reed and Mary Helen
Fredricks, We were busy with the magazine campaign, ordering class rings, the
class play, and the Junior-Senior Banquet with Coach Boyd and Mrs. Coen as fore¬
man. The officers were: President, Jerry Pennypacker; Vice-President, Jack
Walters; Secretary, Mary Jay; Treasurer, Betty Weikle; Student Council members,
Peggy Luckenbill and David Foulke, Pep Committee members, Jane Doak and
Melbourne Lazell. Mary Lou Dunham and Nancy Bliss were two of our cheerlead¬
Now we are completing the “ROUND UP** with Melbourne Lazell as President;
David Foulke as Vice-President; Peggy Luckenbill as Secretary; Betty Weikle as
Treasurer and Kathryn Richner as our foreman.
We returned to “THE ROUND UP** without Barbara Bliss, Mary Jay, and Jack
The 51 *ers were proud of our play “We Shook The Family Tree”, Reva
Bristow as Homecoming Queen, Marian Vaughan as Xmas Capers Queen, all the
boys on the basketball and football teams, with Jane Doak and Betty Weikle as our
At Homecoming our float won us a blue ribbon.
Now with twenty-eight of us coming in the “ROUND UP” we have completed our
journey across the hills and valleys of high school life.
*Twas the year of forty-seven
We came to Maroa High
Just a green bunch of Freshmen,
We were bound to do or die.
We met new friends and teachers, too
Our aim was have our fun
But sometimes things got pretty tough
The Motto, “all for one'*.
Our Sophomore year was different
Hard work to gain success
But through this year we swiftly flew
More quickly than we guessed.
We started on as Juniors
Each day learned something new
We saw the goal ahead of us
And knew our days were few.
Now many years have brought it near,
By wishing days will pass
For now the time is almost up
We’re in our Senior Class.
As high school days are over
We bade you fond farewell
To school days and the teachers
In our memories, classmates dwell.
CLASS MOTTO -- “All For One, And
One For All."
CLASS COLORS -- Rust and Gold
CLASS FLOWERS -- Talisman Roses
• Every year the good citizenship award
is given to a Senior girl. Several girls
were chosen by the class, then the faculty
voted for one girl by secret ballot. It was
won this year by Betty June Lanter.
The qualities on which the winner was
picked were: dependability, co-operation,
service, and patriotism.
Miss Lanter was active in the school
band, member of the Blue and Gold Staff,
on the Pep Committee, co-editor of THE
ROUNDUP, and many other organizations.
It is now the year of 1961, and as we look around we see some of the members have
left the Circle *51.
After leaving the Circle *51, William Lee Bailey went to Detroit, Michigan, where, aft¬
er continuous hard work, he has become the President of General Motors.
Miss Nancy Bliss is now the head of a school where she trains capable waitresses in
X. Gerald Bolen is now a famous surgeon, he got his practice cutting his hands in
Re va Bristow is now a stewardess for the Keyes Airline Inc. She gained her poise
while riding at a high speed in new automobiles.
De lbert Clifton is now famous because of his invention, a new type of automobile en¬
gine with no piston.
Betty Cole is now a nurse who gained her experience by reviving people who had faint¬
ed as a result of her driving.
Eathel Cox is the owner of the largest chain of beauty parlors in the state.
Jane Doak has become famous of her portrayal of Annie Oakley in the well-known pro¬
duction *‘Annie Grab Your Slingshot.**
Mary Dunham is now the United States Ambassador to Mexico. The Spanish course she
took at Maroa High is proving very useful in this new appointment.
Esther Dubs on now works in the Chicago Chemical Laboratory known as the famous
technician from the Physics class at Maroa.
Dave Foulke is now a cab driver, he gained his experience by taking girls for a **spin‘*
at old M. C. H. S.
Leon Fonrwalt has gained fame recently by repainting the White House. It seems Leon
got his buckets a little mixed, because for the first time in history the White House is a
beautiful shade of orange.
Mary Gardner after extensive work in her chemical laboratory has discovered a cure
for the common cold.
Bob Gentle by exceedingly hard work and industrious labor over the past ten years, has
succeeded in figuring out the ninth dimension.
Gary Hughes after ten years on the job, he is now the assistant manager of the Maroa
Farmers Co-operative Elevator at Maroa.
Betty June Lanter has now become the new chemistry teacher, as the now famous
Mr. John Kitowski has retired, and is a professor emeritus at Columbia University.
After years of study at the University of Minnesota, M. E, Lazell has become one of
Illinois best known veterinarians. He is well known for his book, “The Care and Feeding
of Sick Angora Rabbits.*’
Peggy Luckenbill is now a vocalist with Vaughan Monroe’s orchestra.
While drilling for wells, Jr. Mashburn struck oil and is now one of the Circle *51‘s
most prominent retired oil men.
Jerry Pennypacker is now a professional wrestler appearing nightly on television.
Juanita Ridgeway is now happily married to Jim Reed and the proud mother of twin
boys (heaven help her).
Phyllis Riley is an actress who plays the part of the spinster ini the famous Broadway
production, “The Old Maids.*’
Dean Seely has gained recognition by piloting jets that go faster than sound. If anyone
wants to hear a conversation at M. C. H. S. back in 1951, Dean will fly faster than sound
and you can hear a conversation of ten years ago.
Bill Sinkosky is now a professional football player. In his most recent game he threw
four passes and caught them himself to win the game.
Norma Jean Stormer is now engaged in secretarial work in the front office of the
Dorwin Sullivan is now the owner and operator of Sullivan’s mortuary.
Marian Vaughan has become a successful dress designer and often has her chauffeur
drive her back to the Circle *51 in her new Cadillac.
Betty Weikle is now playing a double piano duet with Kathy Randall at the Roxy.
We, the hands of the Circle '51, of Maroa High School, of the city of Maroa, of
the county of Macon, and of the state of Illinois, being of sound ( ?) mind, which is
more than most classes can say after four years at Maroa High, do solemnly make,
publish, and declare this our first and last will and testament.
We the Senior Class of 1951, to the Freshmen bequeath our athletic ability, to
the Sophomores our laughing and humorous nature, to the Juniors our money mak¬
ing ability, and last but not least, to the teachers we bequeath all the work they
have been unable to get out of us.
I, William Lee Bailey , bequeath my beautiful curly hair to Richard Hockaday.
I, Nancy Jane Bliss , bequeath my love for Decatur to L ouise Argo.
I, Thomas Gerald Bolen , bequeath my ability to make bright remarks to Jack
I, Reva Maxine Bristo w, bequeath my homecoming crown to next year's queen.
I, Delbert Claire Clifton bequeath my love of agriculture to Donald Braden.
I, B etty Ruth Cole, bequeath my ability to get the car to Linda Paschal.
I, Eathe l Je wel Cox , bequeath my long dark hair to Betty Fenton .
I, Jane Ann Doak , bequeath my ability to talk all the time to Sue Sullivan, even
though she doesn't need it.
I, Esther Evelyn Dubson , bequeath my shyness to Kathleen Randall.
I, Mary Louise Dunham , bequeath my athletic ability to Lila Mayall.
I, Leon McLean Fornwalt, bequeath my ability to attract redheads to Frank Weikle.
I, David Llewellyn Foul ke, bequeath my acting ability to Richard Smith.
I, Mary Eleanor Gardner , bequeath my quietness to J anice Mathews .
I, Robert McLean Gentle , bequeath my studious nature to Fred Tozer.
I, Gary Lowell Hughes , bequeath my basketball ability to Winfield Scott.
It Betty Ju ne Lanter , bequeath my good naturedness to Alice Hoffman.
I, Melbourne E lb ridge Lazell, Jr., bequeath my physique to Norman Mayall.
I, Peg gy Joanne Luckenbill , bequeath my singing ability to Shirley Wise.
l t G rover Cleveland Mashburn, Jr., bequeath my books to **Red** Smith, so he can
keejTthe kids warm next year.
Je rry Ross Pennypacker , bequeath my careful driving to Ted.
X t Juanita Fern Ridgeway , bequeath my ability to be engaged to Patty Luallen.
\ t Dean Arthur Seely , bequeath my long legs to J im Parker .
\ t William Stanley Sinkosky, Jr, , bequeath my football ability to Jo Kinkaid .
Norma Jean Stormer, bequeath my ability to dress well and my neatness to
Phyllis Crutcher .
l 9 Dorwin Wayne Sullivan, bequeath my pleasant personality to Rodney Hughes .
I f Marian Jean Vaughan , bequeath my big blue eyes to Carol Kincaid .
I, Betty JoanWeikle , bequeath my ability to go steady so long to Donna Reed .
The above and foregoing instrument was, at the date thereof, cussed and discus¬
sed, proclaimed and published by the said Senior Class of 1951 as our last will and
testament, in the presence of each other, believing ourselves to be free from fraud,
duress, or undue influence, do hereunto subscribe our names this twenty-fifth day
of May, 1951 A. D.
1ST ROW: Mr. Kitowski, A. Polette, J. Coffman, P. McCay, L. Wilson. A. Hanks.
2ND ROW: R. Foster, K. Randall, F. Tozer, D. Arnold, E. Pennypacker, J. Widick.
3RD ROW; C. Kinkaid, L. Moberly, P. Weber, D. Campbell, J. Graupman, J. Mathews.
4TH ROW: R. Smith, D. Braden, L. Ruch, R. Morgan, R. Hockaday.
Twenty-two cowhands started their Junior year at the Circle *51 this fall with
John E. Kitowski as their foreman. They are looking forward to being promoted
During the ranching season Pat Weber and Carol Kinkaid were gained and
Gordon Wisnasky and Glenn Terrell were lost to K.M.I.
In the Homecoming parade they claimed second place with their float. They
branded Phyllis McCay and Joyce Graupman as their Homecoming Queen candid¬
ates. At the Christmas Capers Dance, Janet Widick and Phyllis McCay were the
Queen candidates and Dick Smith and Jack Coffman were the King candidates.
The officers elected for this year were:
President. Leroy Wilson
Treasurer.. . .Jack Coffman
Student Council representatives were Richard Hockaday and Joyce Graupman.
Pep Committee representatives were Bob Foster and Kathy Randall.
D. Butler, Miss V. Hughes, G. Hale, J. Marlow, J. Rodgers, B. Dash, M. Long,
B. Harris, D. Boldrey, K. Price, S. Sullivan, E. Grutman, D. Reed, J. Stenson,
A. Hoffman, C. Braden, D. Andes, T. Ringo, M. Russell, B. Fenton, D. Griffin,
P. Tolby, M. Morgan, E. Foulke, E. Jennings, N. McKiney, S. Cooper, L. Argo.
R. Clifton, P. Fornwalt, E. Brown, B. Caplinger. D. Pennypacker, J. H.
Pittman, J. Luallen, R. Rose, S. Wise.
Forty hard working cowhands returned to *51 Ranch for their Sophomore year
with Miss Virginia Hughes as their foreman.
During the ranching season Donna Griffin and Thelma Ringo were gained and
Mary Gilbert, Bob Vaughan and Bill Busick were lost.
The Homecoming Queen Candidates were Sue Sullivan and Louise Argo. At
the Christmas Capers Dance, Charlotte Braden and Mary Long were Queen cand¬
idates and Richard Rose and John Rogers were the King candidates.
The officers chosen for the year were:
The Student Council representatives were Dick Rose and Sue Sullivan.
The Pep Committee representatives were Jim Parker and Louise Argo.
1ST ROW: M. Austin, Miss R. Hughes, N. Mcllvenna, W. Scott, F. Weikle, V. Vaughan
E. Kaiser, L. Mayall.
2ND ROW: S. Mathews, P. Crutcher, L. Blaz.er, G. Woodcock. J. Lorton, B. Brown,
L. Paschal, M. Ishmael.
3RD ROW; C. King, E. Hockaday, S. Bennett, B. Reed, S. Dorsey, S. Staudt, J. Kinkaid,
4TH ROW: D. Boyer, C. Randall, J. Pollette, J. Collett, P. Connely, T. Pennypacker,
5TH ROW; P. Luallen, Bev. Caplinger, D. Wikowski, D. Miller, R. Hughes, N. Atkins.
Thirty-five green cowhands started in for a stretch of four years at Circle ’51
this fall with Miss Rebecca Hughes as foreman.
The officers elected were:
jT President.Winfield Scott
r Vice-President.Frank Weikle
H Student Council representatives were Earlene Kaiser and David Boyer.
g The Pep Committee representatives were Beverly Caplinger and Rodney Hughes.
N The Homecoming Oueen candidates were Virginia Vaughan and Beverly
At the Christmas Capers Dance Elsie Hockaday and Beverly Caplinger were
the Queen candidates. Winfield Scott and David Boyer were the King candidates.
The Freshman Initiation Party was the highlight of the Freshmen's history
£. Foulke, K. Price, N. Atkins, D. Arnold, B. Gentle.
J. Bolen, B. Harris, N. McKinney, P. Connelly, D. Boyer, D. Miller, J. Mathews,
C. Hale, M. Morgan, £. Kaiser, A. Hoffman.
Miss Ravnaas, Bev. Caplinger, S. Cooper, W. Scott, C. Braden, B. Lamer, D.
Seely, J. Marlow, D. W ikowski.
The total number of students in the band program were thirty, including a be¬
ginner's group who started this tall. The band met every Monday, Wednesday, and
Friday during zero hour. The beginners* band met on Thursdays.
During the months of September and October the band spent most of its time on
the football field practicing, drilling, and marching, shows for the Football games.
They performed during half-time at four home football games.
They were invited to Assumption, and marched in a pre-game parade to the
football fields and played with the Assumption band during half-time.
The band led the Homecoming Parade through Maroa. The following day they
marched with thirteen other high school bands and three college bands at Normal,
Illinois, during the Homecoming Parade at Normal. They attended, but did not
compete, in the high school band marching contest there.
A. Hoffman, C. Braden, G. Hale, K. Randall, D. Boldrey.
All during the marching season the band was led by Genevieve Hale, drum-
majorette, The T wirier s’ added new hats with plumes this year, and a special
distinctive uniform was secured for the drum majorette,
^ The band entered the district contest at Farmer City, April seventh, and had
W several entries in the solo and ensemble contest, March thirty-first. Ensemble
/ entries were a clarinet quartet, saxophone quartet, two cornet trios, and a drum
The band gave it’s annual spring concert at the high school, March twenty-
S During the winter the pep band played at all home basketball games on
As usual the band participated in the Memorial Day parade. The band will
lose four members by graduation; Dean Seely, Bob Gentle, Betty June Lanter,
and Jerry Bolen, but hopes to gain eighteen next fall.
b h O O <5
3RD ROW :
E. Cox, M. Vaughan, B. Lanter, J. btormer, J. Coffman, Mrs. Coen,
P. Luckenbill, P. Riley.
R. Bristow, N. Bliss, J. Parker, J. Doak, P. Crutcher, S. Cooper, M. Morgan,
A. Hanks, E. Dubson, P. Luallen.
G. Hughes, J. Ridgeway, M. Dunham, J. Mathews, D. Smith, E. Jennings, M.
K. Randall, D. Sullivan, B. Bailey, L. Fornwalt, B. Weikle.
The Blue and Gold was published monthly, edited by Norma Jean Stormer and her
assistant Jack Coffman. Mrs. Coen was the sponsor. The members of the staff, who
co-operated well in getting the paper to the Circle '51 on time, were as follows:
Assistant Business Manager-
Assistant Sports Editors. . . .
Mime og raphe r s.
Norma Jean Art.Marialyce Russell
Stormer Ellen Jennings
Jack Coffman Joke Editor.Jim Parker
Betty June Orchids and Onions -Dick Smith
lanter Peggy Luckenbill
Marian Can You Imagine . . . Nancy Bliss
Vaughan Who’s Who.Mary Lou Dunham
Dorwin Little Audrey.Jack Coffman
Mathews Senior Reporter. . . . Eathel Cox
Mel Lazell Junior Reporter. . . . Audrey Hanks
Gary Hughes Sophomore
Esther Reporter.Sharilyn Cooper
Phyllis Riley General Reporters . .Pat Weber
Betty Weikle Marilyn Morgan
Juanita Ridgeway Phyllis Crutcher
Leon Fornwalt Bill Bailey
Betty June Lanter
Kathleen Randall Betty Weikle
Jane Doak Juanita Ridgeway
1ST ROW: D. Reed, G. Woodcock, P. Luallen, P. Crutcher, L. Blazer, M. Ishmael,
2ND ROW; Mr. Keyes, S. Bennett, J. Stinson, J. Kincaid, D. Wakosky, R. Clifton,
B. Gentle, D. Clifton.
3RD ROW: B. Bailey, J. Bolen, D. Miller, D. Braden, D. Sullivan, G. Hughes,
L. F ornwalt.
Civil Air Patrol has a new course called the Red Cause, this course requires
one hour a week. The course consists of First Aid, military drill, C. A. P. reg-
illations, navigations, mechanics, aerodynamics, meteorlogy, aerobatics,
. emergency power plants, and plans for emergency.
. The cadets, ages fifteen to eighteen, received valuable pre-flight training,
p free of charge. While the course is semi-military, its main purpose is to en-
• courage and foster civil aviation and to help America take its proper place in
the air age of today.
The C. A. P. unit was under the direction of Mr. Keyes.
This is the third year in which driver’s training has been offered in Maroa
Six weeks of classroom work is conducted with “The Man and The Motor Car"
as the basic text. This is supplemented with actual “behind” the wheel training
in a Chevrolet car, furnished through the courtesy of the S. E. Burke agency.
In addition, classroom and road tests are given as prescribed by the State De¬
partment of Education and the Chicago Motor Club. A minimum of fifteen students
each semester are enrolled in the course. They take their free hours and after
school. This course is offered under the leadership of Mr. Kitowski.
1ST ROW: J. Rogers, J. Lowe, L. Wilson, D. Sullivan, J. Coffman, 0. Seely, D. Foulke,
2ND ROW* B. Harris, D. Boyer, R. Clifton, E, Runyen, E. Brown, D. Wikowsky, J. Parker.
3RD ROW; B. Dash, B. Foster, J. Pettman, D. Miller, R. Smith, D. Braden, R. Morgan.
4TH ROW: D. Clifton, R. Rose, G. Hughes, L. Ruch, R. Hughes.
Betty Weikle was chosen, by the F.F.A.
members, to be the Maroa FFA Chapter Sweet¬
heart. Betty was among eight girls, nominated
by the boys, from each class. As Chapter
Sweetheart, Betty received an FFA jacket.
The FFA boys, under the leadership of Mr. Nicol, elected the
President.Melbourne Lazell, Jr.
V ice-President.Dor win Sullivan
Treasurer.I .JLeroy W ilson
The chapter was represented at the sectional FFA fair, in
Decatur, last summer, by fifteen boys who won two hundred and
thirty dollars in premium money. At the sectional FFA grain and
poultry show, held at Blue Mound, ten boys won sixty dollars in
The officers attended a leadership training camp at Camp
Seymour, in September. A wiener roast and hay ride was held with
FHA girls, in the fall.
Formal initiation ceremonies were held for both Green Hands
and Chapter Farmers, early in the fall.
A trip to Chicago was taken at the time of the International Live¬
The contest entered were: grain and poultry judging, dairy and
livestock judging, public speaking, parliamentary procedure, and
land and soil conservation judging contest.
A banquet was held in March, with the boys* fathers and mothers
as guests. A project tour was taken and project pictures were made,
in the spring.
A gas welder was purchased by the chapter, and a chain gilt pro¬
ject was started. The chapter sold poison rat bait, and a farm safe¬
ty program, made a fire prevention survey, and had fertilizer and
hybrid corn test plots.
The FFA was active in all sectional chapter activities, while rec¬
reation nights were held in addition to two regular meetings each
J. Marlow, D. Boldrey, Miss R. Hughes, K. Randall, M. Vaughan, P. Luckenbill,
P. McCay, J. Mathews, J. Ridgeway, D. Pennypacker, J. Doak, E. Hockaday,
P. Luallen, B. Brown, L. Mayall, K. Price, E. Greutman, L. Paschal, G. Woodcock,
M. Ishmael, E. Kaiser, J. W idick, D. Griffen, D. Reed, J. Stinson, A. Hanks, C.
Kinkaid, D. Andes.
J. Lorton, D. Butler, C. Randall, M. Austin, M. Morgan, T. Ringo, P. i olDy,
B. Fenton, C. King, S. Bennett, M. Russell, E. Jennings, C. Braden, N. McKinney
E. Cox, N. Bliss.
S. Sullivan, M. Dunham, B. Weikle, N. Stormer, B. Reed, S. Cooper, R. Bristow,
P. Riley, S. Staudt, S. Dorsey, L. Moberly, L. Argo, E. Dubson, G. Hale, B.
Cole, S. Mathews, Bev. Caplinger, V, Vaughan.
A. Hoffman, N. Adkins, M. Long, E. Foulke, J. Polette, J. Collette, Barb
Caplinger, M. Gardner, B. Lanter, D. Campbell, J. Graupman, N. Mcllvenna,
P. Connelly, S. Wise.
Under the direction of Miss Rebecca Hughes, the F. H. A. had a successful
year. As the leaders of our club the following people were elected;
President.Phyllis McCay F
Secretary.Peggy Luckenbill R
The outstanding event of the year was the stationery sale. In order to par¬
ticipate in FHA you must have had at least one year, that is a required course,
in Home Economics.
A. Hoffman, D. Boldrey, J. Marlcrw, J. Mathews, M. Dunham, Mrs, Brandt,
S. Sullivan, B. Lanter, K. Price, E. Gruetman, G. Woodcock, P. Crutcher.
M. Morgan, C. Braden, P. Tolby, S. Bennett, M. Ishmael, E. Hockaday,
A. Hanks, E. Kaiser, B. Brown, L. Paschal, M. Austin, C. Randall.
J. Lorton, M. Vaughan, P. McCay, K. Randall, L. Argo, B. Reed, J. Widick,
P. Luallen, D. Reed, J. Stinson, D. Griffin.
R. Bristow, M. Russell, E. Jennings, N. Bliss, E. Cox, B. Weikle, J. Ridgeway,
P. Riley, C. King, B. Fenton, N. McKinney, S. Cooper.
T. Ringo, G. Hale, M. Long, E. Foulke, V. Vaughan, Bev. Caplinger, J. Polette,
N. Mellvenna, D. Campbell, D. Pennypacker, P. Luckenbill, J. Doak.
The cowgirls athletic club, G. A. A,, organized this year with Mrs. Brandt as
their Sponsor. The following girls were elected officers:
President.Mary Lou Dunham
Secretary..Betty June Lanter
Several parties have been planned during the year including swimming, bowl¬
ing, wiener roast and hayride.
The club sponsored girls' class tournaments in volleyball and basketball; also,
the tumbling team.
P. L.uallen, J. Marlow, J. Mathews, P. McCay. M. Vaughan, R. Bristow,
J. Ridgeway, M. Dunham, J. Doak, B. Lanter, Miss Arnold, E. Hockaday,
B. Brown. L. Mayall, K. Price, E» Gruetman, L. Paschal, G. Woodcock,
M. Ishmael, J. Widick, N. Bliss, D. Reed, J. Stinson, A. Hanks,
C. Kinkaid, D. Andes.
J. Lorton, D. Butler, M. Morgan, T. Ringo, P. Tolby, B. Fenton, C. King,
S. Bennett, M. Russell, E. Jennings, C. Braden, N. McKinney, E. Cox,
S. Sullivan, B. Weikle, N. Stormer, B. Reed, S. Cooper, P. Riley, S. Staudt,
K. Randall, L. Moberly, L. Argo, E. Dubson, G. Hale, B. Cole, S. Mathews^
Bev. Caplinger, V. Vaughan.
D. Boldrey, A. Hoffman, M. Long, E. Foulke, J. Polette, J. Collette, Barb
Caplinger, M. Gardner, D. Pennypacker, D. Campbell, J. Graupman, N.
Mcllvenna, P. Connelly, S. Wise.
The activities of the Hi Tri, under the direction of Miss Arnold, were centered
around the Aims of Hi Tri, which are for the cowgirls of the Circle '51, We chose
H as our leaders the following people:
T Vice-President.Mary Lou Dunham
R Secretary..Reva Bristow
j Treasurer.Jane Doak
Some outstanding events of the year included a bakery sale and the Mother and
Daughter Banquet. At the banquet the new officers for the following year were installed.
J. Porter, L. Bliwr, W. Scott, J. Kinks id, R. Clifton, R. Foster, T. Penr.ypacter,
D. Clifton, B. Dash, B, Gentle, J. Luallen, B. Sinkosky, J. Pennypacker,
Mr. Keyes, D. Foulke, D. Braden, R. Caldwell, G. Hughes, J. Bolen, R. Smith.
R. Morgan, L. Wilson, L. Ruck, L. Fornwalt, J, Coffman, D. Sullivan, D. Seely,
Hi Y was under the direction of Mr. Keyes. The purpose of the club was the
promotion and maintenance of good sportsmanship, citizenship, care of school
property, good character and conduct, and sound preparation for future life.
N. McKinney, D. Butler, R. Bristow, A. Hoffman, C. Kinkaid, M. Dunham.
J. Graupman, D. Pennypacker, Mr. Kitowski, L. Fornwalt, J. Ridgeway,
B. Cole, E. Dubson, M. Morgan.
B Mr. John Kitowski was in charge of the Library this year. During each period
ft of the day, different student librarians, who volunteered their services, had charge
of directing the work in the library. Their duties consisted of checking books in
and out, straightening the shelves, and helping to keep the library neat and clean.
R The library furnished the reference, as well as reading material, for the Circle *51.
1ST ROW: B. Weikle, J. Doak, K. Randall.
2ND ROW; J. Parker, S. Sullivan, B. Larner, D. Sullivan, Mr*. Brandt.
3RD ROW; Bev. Caplinger, R. Foster, R, Hughes, L. Argo.
Under the guidance of Mrs. Brandt, the pep committee, who keeps up the spirit
of the school, had a very successful year. One of the main highlights of the year
was the sponsoring of the Homecoming. They have also sponsored interesting Pep
Sessions. The Pep Committee sponsored something different this year -- a Sadie
Hawkins Day Party. The Pep Committee elected Betty June Lanter as their chair¬
man, and Dorwin Sullivan as their treasurer.
5TH ROW :
B. Lanter, Mrs. Brandt, B. Weikle, J. Doak, K. Randall, S. Sullivan, S. Cooper,
E. Dubson, S. Wise.
J. Ridgeway, N. Bliss, E. Foulke, P. Luallen, E. Grutman, K. Price, J. Marlow,
D. Boldery, P. Crutcher.
D. Reed, J. Stenson, D. Griffin, P. Riley, M. Morgan, N. McKinney, B. Fenton,
M. Russell, E. Jennings.
M. Dunham, E. Cox, R. Bristow, L. Moberly, L. Argo, G. Hale, M. Vaughan,
P. McCay, B. Cole.
M. Long, B. Caplinger, Barb. Caplinger, J. Mathews, P. Luckenbill, D.
Pennypacker, J. Graupman, M. Gardner.
The Pep Squad was organized under the direction of Mrs. Brandt. The pur¬
pose of this group was to help the cheerleaders at our contests, especially the
football and basketball games. The students always sat together in a group to
assist the cheerleaders by forming a nucleus which knew all the yells and school
songs. They helped the school spirit a great deal this year. They co-operated
with the Pep committee to help make it an active club in the school.
1ST ROW; J. Bolen, S. Sullivan, B. Lanter, B. Bailey, Miss Worner.
2ND ROW; N. McKinney, M, Ishmael, M. Morgan, G. Woodcock, J, Marlow,
3RD ROW; C. Braden, Barb. Caplinger, Bev. Caplinger, D. Foulke,
The Spanish Club, “Espanol”, was organized with twelve members. The fol¬
lowing officers were elected:
Presidente -- “Senorita Junia“--Betty June Lanter
V ice-Pres idente--“Senor ita Suzia“--Sue Sullivan
Secretaria--“Senor Jere“--Jerry Bolen
Treasurer—“Senor V incinte “--Bill Bailey
The highlight of the Spanish Club this year was the “La Navidad“ or Christ¬
mas party, with the pinata filled with candy and nuts. Also, Spanish games and
songs were enjoyed at the occasion.
Understanding Spanish customs and language through games, dress, and songs,
was the main purpose of our club.
All the members of the club chose Spanish names as follows: Carlos, Davis;
Theresa, Guyneith; Carlotta, Charlotte; Marilyn i # , Maria; Nancy, Nancia;
Beverly, Beverlia; Barbara, Barbara; and Marilyn M., Marilyna.
1ST ROW: R. Hockaday, S. Sullivan, J. Doak, B. Sinkosky.
S 2ND ROW: E. Kaiser, J. Graupman, Miss R. Hughes, R. Rose, D. Boyer.
jy The Student Council, the elected governing body of Circle 51, had been active
in many fields this year. Some of the various activities were the sponsoring of
^ a Hallowe’en Party, the selection of movies, and also, the school picnic. Under
N the leadership of Miss Rebecca Hughes, the following officers were elected:
C Vice-President.Jane Doak
O Secretary.Sue Sullivan
jj Treasurer...Richard Hockaday
E. Jennings, G. Hale, M. Long, M. Morgan, M. Russell, P. Luallen, K. Price,
C. Braden, N. Bliss, D. Boldery, C. Rendall, E. Hockaday.
B. Brown, S. Cooper, L. Paschal,
E. Foulke, J. Mathews, M. Dunham, B. Fenton, L. Argo.
P. Riley, J. Marlow, A, Hoffman, P. Crutcher, S. Sullivan.
The Tumbling Team was composed of girls who proved their ability to tumble
for an exhibition team. No girl could tumble without the consent of her parents
and a doctor. One evening after school of each week, was devoted to practice
To develop good posture, practice safety rules and co-operation, live good
health habits, promote a means of recreation, as well as teaching co-ordination
were the aims of the Tumbling Team.
1ST ROW: D. Clifton, Manager, J. Pennypacker, D. Sullivan, R. Foster, W. Sinkosky,
M. La ze 11, T. Pennypacker, J. Luallen, F. Weikle, W. Scott, Manager,
2ND ROW: R. Morgan, D. Smith, D. Miller, R. Caldwell. A. Polette, L. Ruch, L. Fornwalt,
J. Coffman, R. Rose, J. Kinkaid, Coach Boyd.
On September 15 -
The Trojans were beaten by Farmer City by a score of 32 to 6. Bill Sinkosky
scored the only touchdown for Maroa on a pass from Ted Pennypacker.
On September 22 -
The Trojans lost to Octavia, at LeRoy, by a score of 20 to 19. It was a close
game and a thriller until the very last minute of the game.
On September 29 -
The Maroa Trojans rung their first victory, by defeating Heyworth on their own
gridiron. Lazell scored both touchdowns to give Maroa a 12 to 0 win.
On October 6 -
The Trojans triumphed over Uliopolis 20 to 12 for first conference win of the
season. Halfback Bill Sinkosky scored two touchdowns and an extra point and
’Mel JLazell scored one touchdown and an extra point to give Maroa the win.
On October 13 -
The Trojans won their second conference game by a score of 18 to 13. Lazell
picked up a fumble and ran for one of the touchdowns. Sinkosky ran the other two.
On October 20 -
The Trojans were unsuccessful in their third attempt in the Conference as
Moweaque wins by a score of 27 to 18. Ted Pennypacker scored one touchdown
and Sinkosky the other two.
On October 27 -
The Trojans beat Lovington 13 to 12 in homecoming game. The touchdowns
were scored by Bill Sinkosky. Dorwin Sullivan made the winning point by snagging
a pass from Ted Pennypacker.
On November 3 -
The Trojans were upset by Bethany by a score of 26 to 0. This loss put the
Trojans down third in the Conference.
Our coach, Mr. Walter Boyd, a graduate of Millikln Uni- A
versity, has worked hard this year to instruct the boys in £
bringing about a third place in the Soya Football Conference, w,
as well as to teach the boya to play very good basketball.
Each fall after the opening of school, three cheerleaders are chosen by the stu¬
dent body to lead cheers during the football and basketball seasons at the Circle '51.
Anyone in school may try out at a designated time. After all tryouts are completed,
the student body then votes for three favorites. These cheerleaders not only have the
responsibility of leading cheers, but they also lead all pep sessions, help on the Pep
Committee, and take charge of pep squad meetings, us well as showing and creating
a feeling of good sportsmanship among the students.
The cheerleaders did a fine job this year. Sue Sullivan helped them out as a sub¬
stitute whenever one of the cheerleaders was unable to attend a game.
Polettc - a big, rugged rebounder
year with a good eye for the
Luallen - a Sophomore who shows
plenty of promise for the
1ST ROW: D. 5m»th, R. Caldwell. F. Weikle, R. Hughes, R. Hockaday.
2ND ROW; D. Braden Mgr., D. Rose, D. Miller, W. Scott, B. Dash, R. Morgan,
The Trojans didn’t do so well this year, as expected, but we had some very
exciting and close games. The Trojans will lose Bill Sinkosky, Gary Hughes,
Leon Fornwalt, Jr. Mashburn, and Dorwin Sullivan from the first squad due to
their graduation in May. Next year there will be five back from the first squad,
and some from the second squad will advance.
The second team broke even this year and should have a fine squad during
'51 and ’52. There are three promising Freshmen that will help much in the
W ape 11a
The Trojans ended the season in sixth place
with three wins and seven losses in the Cenois
Conference. The record for the season was five
wins and fifteen losses.
M. C. H. S. Homecoming was sponsored by the Pep committee in connection with
the football game with Lovington on Friday night, October 27th. At the traditional
bonfire and snake dance, the crowd saw the burning of the dummy, Neutenemous
Yhtopmys Lovington, during the pep session.
The parade began at two o’clock with the band and twirlers leading the parade.
First, second, and third prizes were awarded to the Seniors, Juniors, and F. F. A.
That evening Lovington arrived promptly, and the game progressed well, with
A Homecoming dance for alumni, students, and guests followed in the gymnas¬
ium, with Ralph Allen’s orchestra furnishing the music. At 10 P.M. the court en-
o tered to the strains of the Maroa Loyalty, followed by the crown bearer, Miss Susie
U Boyd, six year old daughter of Coach Boyd. Mrs. Jack Hockaday, the former
ft Rebecca Jennings, queen of 1949 Homecoming, presented the crown to Bill Sinkosky,
who crowned Reva Bristow as our 1950 Homecoming Queen. The next dance was
■* danced by the queen and her court.
Senior Float, lat Place
Junior Float, 2nd Place
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The Senior play was held in the high school gymnasium Friday, November 10th,
at 8:00 P. M. The plot centered around Hildegarde's desire to go to the Prom with
Freddie Shermer. But complications set in with Mrs. Shermer still believing
Freddie to be a small boy and making him wear knickers.' In trying hard to please
everyone, Hildegarde had Paige deliver all around the neighborhood Mr. Dolson’s
love letters which he had written to his beloved wife long years ago. Mr. Shermer
got one of these letters and threatened to fire Mr. Dolson. In order to please
Mr. Shermer, Mr. Dolson invited the Shermer's to tea. Jimmy and Bob Dolson
brought bass to the tea, and along with Hildegarde's beauty mud, the children man¬
aged to make the tea a general uproar. But, in the end, Freddie got a pair of long
pants, Mr. Dolson kept his job, and Hildegarde got to go to the Prom.
The cast was as follows;
Hildegarde Dolson -- Jane Doak
Freddie Shermer -- Dorwin Sullivan
L Mr. Dolson — Bill Bailey
j\ Mrs. Dolson -- Betty June JLanter
Y Sally -- Eathel Cox
Jill -- Phyllis Riley
Jimmy Dolson - - Jerry Pennypacker
Bob Dolson -- David Foulke
Mr. Shermer -- *Mel Lazell
Mrs. Shermer - Juanita Ridgeway
Ellie May - Mary Lou Dunham
Paige -- Nancy Bliss
The play was directed by Miss Richner and assisted by Miss Arnold. The stu¬
dent director was Reva Bristow and the stage managers, Bob Gentle and Jerry
J. Coffman, R. Smith, R. Rose, J. Rogers, D. Boyer, W. Scott, G. Oldfield, M. Lazell,
M. Vaughan, M. Jarvis, E. Hockaday, J. Widick, C. Braden, M. Long, Bev. Caplinger,
D. Sullivan, P. McCay, B. Weikle.
The 1950-51 annual Christmas dance was held in the Circle '51 gymnasium
December 20th, from 8-11. After much question over the dance, the Pep com¬
mittee decided to sponsor the Christmas Capers dance. “The Drifters”, a
dance band from Atlanta, consented to play for us.
Elsie Hockaday, Winfield Scott, Janet Widick, David Boyer, Charlotte
Braden, John Rogers, Mary Long, Richard Rose, Beverly Caplinger, Dick
Smith, Phyllis McCay, Jack Coffman, Betty Weikle, Jr. Mashburn, Marian
Vaughn, and ’Mel Lazell were the candidates nominated by the classes for king
At 9:30 P. M., the court entered preceded by last year’s Queen, Mary Jay
Jarvis and King, Gene Oldfield. They crowned Marian Vaughn Christmas Cap¬
ers Queen and 'Mel Lazell Christmas Capers King.
The next dance for the evening was for Queen Marian, King ’Mel and their
Dorothy Adams - at home.
Richard Argo - switchman at I. C. yards in Clinton.
Nancy Bolen - enrolled at Millikin.
Bernadine Brown - Mrs. Pleasant Murphy.
Elmo Burks - farming.
Joe Butler - filling station attendant.
Neil Cunningham - farms with his father.
Jerry Elliot - works for Wabash.
David Gardner - Browns Business College.
Barbara Grimes - Credit Bureau, Decatur.
Bill Grubbs - working at Illinois Power and Light.
Helen Heim - taking course at Decatur Beauty School.
Mary Ishmael - enrolled at l. S. N. U.
Rebecca Jennings - Mrs. Jack Hockaday.
Marjorie Leach - enrolled at the University of Illinois.
Margaret Liming - Mrs. Charles Mallery.
Sarah McCay - Mrs. Dick Pinney.
Eugene Oldfield - works at Wagoners.
Merle Query - L. E. Myers Construction Company.
Jean Pope - employed at the Signal Depot.
Janice Randall - works at Newmans.
Jack Schwartz - in the Naval Reserve.
Marilynn St. John - works for an Insurance Company in Decatur.
Patty Stoutenborough - enrolled at Wheaton College.
Richard Tharp - in the Coast Guard.
Joan Warner - Mrs. Dale Perring.
Charlotte W idick - works at Haines and Essick.
Darrell Weikle - does carpenter work with his father.
1. Smile please!
2. *51 fisherman
3. Was it good?
4. Stompers ?
5. All dressed with no place to go.
6. Cutie Coffman ???? ?
7. Little Teddy
8. Janice, My Love.
9. Does that work ?
1 School began with another year’s supply of green horns.
4 No school -- Labor Day.
5 First week of school begins with a bang.'! New Teachers.'
What lookers.’ All attached’
11 P. T. A. Executive Board meeting.
14 P. T. A. Get Acquainted meeting for all.
15 Farmer City, here -- we lost.
21 Interstate Studio Pictures taken. Look Pretty!
22 Anchor at LeRoy -- we lost.
25 F. F. A. Officers’ Training Camp.
27 Freshman Initiation week -- let's have braids and wear rib¬
bons more often.’,'
2 8 Senior play tryouts.
29 Heywroth, there -- Yea! We won.’
2 Spanish Initiation. Also, there was an exhibition on Java.
3 F. F. A. and F. H. A. Hayride at St. John’s home. WE FROZE
4 Freshman Party.
5 No school. Teacher’s institute. Uliopolis, here -- we won.
9 Fire Prevention Film.
10 Queen candidates selected.
11 Football film.
12 Assumption, there -- we won.
13 G. A. A. hayride.
18 Movie -- “Captain Eddie" with Fred MacMurray. (No
20 Moweaqua, here -- we lost.
26 Snake Dance (brought out new couples). Many students
worked on floats tonight. Tomorrow's the day!
27 HOMECOMING -- Lovington -- we won. We danced after¬
28 Band went to Normal to perform.
1 Senior play tickets on sale. Everyone, come buy one!
3 Bethany, there -- we lost.
6 Senior play cast has trouble. Grrr!
7 Dress rehearsal.
8 Eathel's birthday.
9 David’s a year older today. SCHOOL NIGHT. Visitors
came to see us behave.
10 Senior play -- A Hit -- (of course).
13 No more good times after play practice.
14 F. H. A. initiation -- Mothers were invited.
15 Movie -- “Jack London*’ -- very entertaining, too. Sadie
Hawkins Day with a party at the school at night.
17 Basketball season begins -- Kenny, here -- we won.
22 Beginning of the G. A. A. shirt sales.
23 Thanksgiving vacation -- no school. Aren’t we lucky?
28 Wapella, there -- we lost.
29 A group of F. F. A. boys journey to Chicago. Isn’t this the
30 Grade school game here with Forsyth.
1. Al*, the twirler.
2. Ginny, too
3. What happened to her ?
4. Char* at work.
5. Little Sonny .’I
6. Studying, huh??
7. Oh, those clothes!
8. The debate kids.'!
9. May I? NO!!
11. Dode and Dick.
1 New sensation -- “The Drifters” played after
Warrensburg (Here) game for the dance,
4 F.F.A. Recreation.
6 Hurrah for snow, only one-half day at school.
7 More snow, no school.
8 Argenta, there -- Still snowing.
11 Quit snowing, back to school.
12 Bethany, there.
13 Out of school early, love that snow.’”
14 P.T.A. Christmas program.
15 Sent for Seniors' announcements. Betty Weikle's birthday
17 Nancy left for Florida to get a tan and see her sister.
18 Mt. Zion, there.
19 Kenney, there.
20 Christmas Dance. Crowned Queen Marian Vaughan, and
King Mel Lazell.'.*.’
21 Movie -- “Boomerang”.
22 Annual school Christmas party.
23 Christmas vacation starts, sixteen days of fun and frolic.*’
31 New Year’s Eve. Oh.’ those parties.”!!.*
5 Lake view, there -- another loss.
8 School opens. Holy cow’!
9 St. Teresa, here.
10 Annual pictures -- all day.
11 P.T.A. Dad’s Night.
12 Niantic, here.
13 P.T.A. Jitney Supper.
15 Farm Class.
17 Movie -- “It Happens Every Spring”. Juniors' got class
rings, pretty - huh?
18 Semesters - Seniors last exams.
19 Semesters - End of first semester. Argenta - here.
22 Semester grades go out. Gee, what did you get?
24 Macon County Tournament starts
29 Farm Class.
30 Beason, here.
2 Mt. Zion, here.
5 F.F.A. Recreation.
6 Macon, there.
7 Juniors* started magazine campaign.
8 P.T.A. — Physical Education demonstration. They were
9 Niantic, there.
12 No school, Lincoln's Birthday.
13 No school because of sleet. Lovington game postponed.
14 Happy Valentine’s Day.
16 Farmer City, here.
19 Farm class.
21 Movie -- “Canadian Pacific."
22 Seniors trying to decide on their gift to the school
25 Annual due to be sent to publishers.
26 Farm class.
Annual Deadline. Teacher's Institute, rah, rah.*!
No school -- End of fourth six weeks.
P.T.A. Speech contest -- a debate, humorous and serious
readings were presented.
Betty June's birthday.
Movie -- "Mr. Belvedere Goes to College".
Good Firday -- No school.'.'
District solo and ensemble contest.
District band contest.
End of fifth six weeks.
School movie -- "Stage Coach".
Junior play, nice going kids.
Mary Gardner's birthday.
State Music Contest.
Mary Lou's birthday.
P.T.A. style show.
School Movie -- "Wing and a Prayer".
Final exams -- Class night.
Picnic and assembly.
No school - Memorial Day.
Commencement. WE MADE IT.*.’
He can't ride it. Lou. Four gals, and an ice cream cone.
1. Hungry ? ? ?
2. Beat ’er, Kid.*
3. Keep ’em flying. Bill.
4. Happy, huh ?
5. Y ou name it.*!
6. Pour it on.’
7. Good lookin', ain’t he ?
8. Shiny car-Peppy pair.
9. Financial muffin
10. Have a hot dog ? ?
11. Mr. and Mrs.
12. Toot ’er. Jet.
1. Sewers? 5 , Expert shoe-shiner.
2. Music, maestro, please.' 4. Ohh.' That formal.' 6. Ain't love grand.'
3. Nick's farm-boys. 7. One smile — two giggles.
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